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Tobacco Product Waste Reduction Project Data Collection

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San Diego State University Research Foundation

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San Diego State University's Tobacco Product Waste Reduction Project provides volunteer opportunities to identify, count, and collect tobacco product waste at various locations throughout San Diego County through 2022.

Locations are identified approximately three weeks in advance of the data-collection event dates.

Most opportunities are held on:

  • Tuesday mornings between 8 AM and Noon.
  • Saturday mornings between 8 AM and Noon.
  • Thursday afternoons between 2 and 4:30 PM.

Shifts may end sooner than planned, according to the size of the data collection locations and the amount of tobacco product waste found. Volunteers will also collect and dispose of other waste found while participating in the data collection events.

More opportunities with San Diego State University Research Foundation

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About San Diego State University Research Foundation

Location:

9245 Sky Park Court, Suite #240, San Diego, CA 92123, US

Mission Statement

The goal of San Diego State University's Tobacco Product Waste Reduction Project is to count, measure, collect, and map the distribution of tobacco product waste throughout San Diego County and use those data to develop sustainable solutions to this problem.

Description

The Tobacco Product Waste Reduction Project is part of San Diego State University Research Foundation's Measurement and Evaluation Research Group (MERG). Measuring and evaluating the environment and various factors in the environment, like tobacco is the driving force of MERG. An interdisciplinary group of researchers brings together skill sets ranging from public health and policy to psychology and communication. Community health is emphasized in all projects. Visit the Thirdhand Smoke Resource Center to learn more about one of the program's longtime accomplishments: thirdhandsmoke.org.

Community
Environment
Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations San Diego, CA 92123

(32.81025,-117.13235)
 

SKILLS

  • Environmental Policy
  • Environmental Education
  • Environmental Science
  • Research
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Approximately 2 1/2 to 4 hours per data collection event.
  • Ability to walk long distances and use grabbers to collect tobacco product waste. Team player who is able to follow detailed collection and safety protocols. Reliable, organized, attentive to details. Interest in public health and psychology.

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